Category: Education

Education Classes Begin Tuesday evenings Sept 19, 2017

The Hamilton Amateur Radio Club will be hosting  instructional  “Basic Certification” classes on Tuesday evenings from 7-9pm, weekly in, Room 124.  Approximately 16 lessons will be held at Westdale Secondary School, 700 Main Street West, Hamilton and the final examination will be tentatively scheduled January 30th 2018, or as arranged with an examiner. To reserve your spot for this course or for a future course  contact  For more information on licensing and testing  click here.

“Advanced” Amateur Radio Certification

Start Date: Thursday February 04, 19:00 – 21:00 (7-9pm) Location: Room 124, Westdale Secondary School, 700 Main Street West, Hamilton, On. Duration: 10 lesson sessions plus examination. Note: March Break School Closure. Cost: $100.00 Text book, “Canadian Amateur Radio Advanced Qualification Study Guide 1st edition” will be required and resourced by the student.  In-class instruction is delivered by several HARC members. For further information or clarification, address the education coordinator Mardy Eedson   

Mohawk Journalist covers H.A.R.C. Basic Class

Ben Dyment, journalism student at Mohawk College visited Westdale Thursday Nov 26 to cover one of our Basic Certification classes, taught by fellow members. To see his work and your members at work look here.

Basic Class Graduates 2015

Left to right: Gary Young VE3GYX, Georgette Welling, Samantha Williams VE3LZY, Cheryl VanHerk VE3CVH, Brian Norris VA3BGN, Albert Ersser VA3ERE, Scherrie Kelly VA3YVS, Daniel Vukovich VA3VUK, and Barney Bethel VA3BSO, with HARC President Roger Pimm VE3UFZ Congratulations to the graduates of the Fall 2014 Basic Course. This was the largest group we have taught in quite a while and we are pleased with the level of success. Can’t wait to hear this group of new operators on the air.

“Basic” Amateur Radio Certification

Start Date: Tuesday September 16, 19:00 – 21:00 (7-9pm) Location: Room 124, Westdale Secondary School, 700 Main Street West, Hamilton, On. Duration: To be determined. (expected 14 weeks) Cost: $85.00 Includes the current year membership privileges to The Hamilton Amateur Radio Club, Text book, with access to the Student Success Pages (additional study materials) and In-class instruction. If you already have a textbook the cost of instruction and membership privileges is $45.00 For further information or clarification, contact the education coordinator Mardy Eedson